Out of all the appliances in the household, the fridge would be the one I pick out of any others if push came to shove. It’s convenient, extends the life expectancy of our food & drinks and has saved us countless hours on daily grocery shopping.
Make no mistake, although this appliance is revolutionary, it’s still a box that’s designed to keep the contents inside cool.
Not exactly the most exciting topic, which is why in this article we will be looking at some refrigerator fun facts that you might not have known about.
Let’s take a look:
Author’s Final Thoughts
As interesting and fun as these facts are, there is an other concerning aspect to this – the quantity of fridges that are getting thrown out globally!
It is estimated that 53 million tonnes of electrical waste is thrown out every year, with that figure growing every year.
Not all that waste comes from fridges, but they are one of the largest contributors of the total weight sum. To put this into perspective, this equates to the weight of 350 cruise ships’ worth of electronics.
The solution may very well be running your existing fridge efficiently while maintaining it to extend its life expectancy before sending it to the skip.